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Use The Unique Features on the Mulch to Become a Better Gardener!

The Mulch is an independent gardening website with unique features for home gardeners of all levels and gardening businesses of all types.

We've created a number of online features to help you manage your garden and be more successful. Our most unique feature are our Plant Care Reminders.  It's possible for you to either create your own or use other gardeners personalized plant care reminders. Right now we have over 2700 different plants with care reminders.

Our goal is and has always been to provide a place where gardeners can get relevant information about your plants sent to you, instead of searching for it all the time.

Membership is fun, free and easy We invite you toJoin Now it's Free!

Plant Care Reminders

Arbutus 'Marina' Monthly Plant Care
Trees Steve Brigham

Arbutus glandulosa 'Marina' (Marina Strawberry Tree) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Rose Monthly Plant Care
Roses Steve Brigham

Rose (Rosa hybrid) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Broccoli - Rapini (Brassica ruvo) -…

2610 San Diego Seed Company
Rapini Broccoli Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Tips on Growing Tomatoes - Southern…

69625 Vince Lazaneo
Growing Tomatoes
One of the least-known treasure troves of information in San Diego County is that over…

Fuchsia (Fuchsia hybrida) - Monthly…

5171 Julie Bawden-Davis
Fucshia hybrid Monthly Plant Care Reminders
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

Fungus on Soil Wood
Fungus Ron Vanderhoff

Can Gardeners Appreciate the Fungus Amongus?

For sure, if there’s one thing a purist doesn’t want to see in their garden, it’s mushrooms!
Julian Duval
Expert Bios Julian Duval

Julian Duval - Southwest

Region: Southwest

Orange Counties Wild Orchid - Epipactis gigantea

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Epipactis gigantea
I’ve been gardening in Orange County for a long time and I’ve been hiking and exploring…

Patrick Anderson - Southwest

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Patrick Anderson
Region: Southwest

Preparing For Your Winter Vegetables

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Winter Vegetables
Winter is rapidly approaching and those with vegetable gardens will need to be prepared…

Plant Recommendations

Vinca minor
Plant Recommendations Carole Brown

Plants From Hell! - Southern California

Carole Brown's Top Plant Recommendations: Plants from Hell! (not really recommendations)
Gladiolus spp.

Bulbs, Rhizomes, etc. - Southern California

Jan Brider's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Bulbs, Rhizomes, etc. for Southern California.

Ivies for Small Moss Filled Topiary -…

11386 Pat Hammer
Hedera helix 'Lady Frances'
Pat Hammer's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Ivies for Small Moss Filled Topiary in…

Background Shrubs - Southern California

7498 Pat Welsh
Camelia japonica 'Debutante'
Pat Welsh's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Background Shrubs for Southern California.

Trees for Southern California by Walter…

16732 walter andersen
Cassia leptophylla
Walter Andersen's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Trees for Southern California. 

Featured Plant Care

Avocado Monthly Plant Care

Avocado (Persea americana) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Edibles
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Growing Tomatoes

Tips on Growing Tomatoes - Southern California

in Edibles
One of the least-known treasure troves of information in San Diego County is that over…
Alstroemeria Monthly Plant Care

Lily - Inca (Alstroemeria spp.) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Loropetalum chinense Monthly Plant Care

Chinese Fringe Flower (Loropetalum chinense) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Latest Articles

Echeverias roots

How to Slice and Re-root Large Echeverias

Widely known as the “Queen of Succulents,” Debra Lee Baldwin is the award-winning garden…

Plant Care Reminders List of Links

We have monthly regional plant care reminders for many plants. This is a list of links…
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads

Jungle Music Palms, Cycads & Tropical Plants - November Newsletter

Bring the Tropics Indoors! House Plants Bring Your Tropical Passion Indoors! At Jungle…
Join the Mulch and get a bunch of Walking onion bulblets!

Join the Mulch & Get a Free Bunch of Walking Onion Bulblets!

We'd like you to join theMulch and start using all of the great tools we've created to…

Popular Articles

Baseball Field Maintenance

Baseball Field Maintenance - A General Guide for Fields of All Levels

in Lawn
More great baseball field resources can be found here (including a pdf version of this…
Queen Palm Care & Use

The Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Care & Use

in Trees
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977
Microgreens

What are Microgreens and How to Grow Them

in Edibles
Microgreens are tiny leafed vegetables that are grown from seed and require very little…
Kahili Ginger Plant Care

Hedychium gardnerianum (Kahili Ginger) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

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